Monthly Archives: August 2015

Babies 31 August 2015

I love babies. I think back to my own babies and I can still feel the warmth of Jared, wrapped in a blanket with the tiny knitted cap on this head, sleeping peacefully on my chest. I just watched as … Continue reading

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Embarrassing Truths 27 August 2015

What are some embarrassing little truths about me? Most of mine are out in the open: I sing into spoons, wisks, and brushes when I’m moved by the music playing to sing-so that would include pretty much all the music … Continue reading

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Drip 26 August 2015

The drip of the coffee maker in the morning is heaven. The drip-drop of rain on the roof brings life. Leaky pipes dripping is like the buzz of flies or the whine of mosquitos. You can be a drip, or … Continue reading

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Strength 25 August 2015

I run into people everyday who inspire me, both in life and on the page. I listen to books in my pick-up as I drive the long road to work each day, and I heard the story of two young … Continue reading

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Thanks Be 24 August 2015

I’m thankful for so many things: For love and a roof over my head, for food on the table and beautiful poetry, for my children and for Robert’s, for the beauty that surrounds us on this Earth, for music and … Continue reading

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First Day 20 August 2015

I think most would agree that summer is officially over when school begins again; I know my students do. As a writer, I find it much more difficult to balance my work life with my writing life once school starts. … Continue reading

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What do you care about? 19 August 2015

I care about doing what is right and sticking up for those being treated unfairly or poorly. I have a great affinity for the underdog and big dislike for haughty-we’ve-always-done-it-this-way arrogance. I cannot stand to see people left out. I … Continue reading

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